Assistant Production Manager - Ingleburn, New South Wales Australia - 37566


Job #: 37566
Title: Assistant Production Manager
Job Location: Ingleburn, New South Wales - Australia
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Global company

strong opportunity to progress to more senior jobs

flat structures allow someone to standout


Assistant Production Manager

  • Suits Ambitious Graduate Seeking First Management Role
  • Drive Continuous Improvement - High Volume Manufacturing
  • Fast Track to Production Management in a Global Company

On the company’s premier site in Australia, with the Production Manager, you will lead and coordinate 6 teams of operators to safely drive day to day operations, improve OEE and meet production targets. With the operators and your peers, you will troubleshoot production issues, identify and resolve root causes, improving operator and plant capabilities.

This company is the acknowledged market leader in their industry. They run plants worldwide. This plant is the most significant plant in the Australia NZ region. The structures are flat so while you have extensive corporate support you have the independence and authority to make things happen.

They have a professional “let's do what it takes” environment driving improvement and aiming for industry best performance to deliver for the customer. This is a job where you learn the role, perform and then position yourself for more senior positions.

Reporting to the Production Manager, and as a key member of the site team, you will work collaboratively with Maintenance, Distribution and Quality and Finance. You will be provided with significant managerial and peer support. Part of your role is to “fill in“ for the Production Manager when they are on leave.

In 12 months you will have,
Developed a thorough knowledge of all plant operations and be able to train operators and undertake regular audits of plant performance
Led at least four improvement projects (e.g. safety, efficiencies, change over times, waste).
Stood in for the Production Manager when they are on leave or on other projects.
With the Production Manager, undertaken operator performance reviews and established operator training programs
You graduated 3- 5 years ago and want a career in operations, to grow as a Manufacturing Professional. You have previously worked in a continuous improvement environment as an Engineer, Team Leader or Team Supervisor. Your referees can attest to your superior communication and leadership skills and initiative. A relevant technical degree is being sought and ideally some qualifications in or exposure to 5S, LEAN and/or Six Sigma.

This is a great opportunity to build your career with a high profile internationally focused business. The company sees this role as a gateway to more senior positions and actively supports ongoing professional development using an “internal company college” and external providers.



University degree

Ideally six sigma or Lean

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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